The East Villager checks in with an editorial on the preservation of our community gardens:
Why must the community gardens continue to be a battleground? Clearly, these green oases have become such integral parts of our communities. They provide so many benefits — to our health and nutrition (cleaning our air, yielding fruits, vegetables and herbs), to our sanity, to our quality of life and the very livability of our neighborhoods. All of that must surely be abundantly clear by now to our mayor and our Parks commissioner.
Read the whole editorial here. Read garden advocate Ben Shepard's piece on the matter on The Huffington Post.